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Wreck injures three, 2 pedestrians included

Staff report

Port Arthur police responded Sunday afternoon to a wreck at 9000 Highway 87 in which a passenger in one vehicle sustained life-threatening injuries and two pedestrians were also badly injured.

Police said they received a call about an eastbound car that hydroplaned around 1:30 p.m. and struck a vehicle next to the roadway, then struck the pedestrians standing nearby.

All of the victims were taken to St. Elizabeth’s in Beaumont.

The roadway was closed temporarily, then reopened by 6 p.m.